Recoveries pass 500 mark, as kenya records 123 new cases of Covid-19


Health CAS Rashid Aman has confirmed Kenya’s highest coronavirus recoveries at 54 – By Gerald Gekara.

“I am delighted to inform you that today, we have discharged 54 patients who have recovered from coronavirus disease;” Dr. Rashid Aman; CAS Health.

This now brings Kenya’s recovered coronavirus patients to 553.

In the new figures, Kenya’s coronavirus cases are now at 2,216 after 123 more people were tested positive.

In terms of County distribution, Nairob led with 44 cases, while  Mombasa had 34, Busia, 20, and Uasin Gishu county recording 12 cases.
Kiambu, Nyeri and Kajiado each recorded 3 new cases.

Kilifi county recorded 2 cases, while Garissa, laikipia each recorded one case.

In Nairobi, the 44 cases were 10 in Kibra, While Westlands recorded 9 new cases. Dagoretti North, and Embakasi West, recorded 4 cases each

All the cases from Busia, Kajiado and Uasin Gichu were all recorded from truck drivers.

Embakasi South, Langata, Makadara, Mathare, and Kasarani recorded 3 new cases, while Ruaraka and Kamukunji recorded 1 case each.

However, 3 more people succumbed to the virus, further raising Kenya’s deathtoll to 74.

Kenya is still within managable prevalence levels despite the high figures.

Kenyans are however keen on what the National Emergency Response comittee chaired by the President Uhuru Kenyatta will advice, concerning lifting curfews and opening up the economy.

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